Fine Asian Works of Art
10 Dec 2012, starting at 10:00 PST.

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To avoid removal and storage charges, all lots marked with a 'W' on your attached bid confirmation must be removed from our San Francisco location by 4:00pm on Wednesday, December 12th.

All 'W' lots (listed in the beginning of our printed catalog under the heading 'Lots to be Removed to Storage) along with all other items purchased, if not removed by the above date (12/12/12), will be transferred to Box Brothers warehouse. Clients can pick up their property at 1471 Doolittle Drive in San Leandro, CA with an appointment made 24 hours in advance. To make an appointment, call +1 (800) 942-6822.

LOTS
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  • Lot 5001
    A Manchu noblewoman's yellow ground kesi-woven silk long vest Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 5002
    A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period
    Sold for US$ 9,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 5003
    A Manchu noblewoman's embroidered red silk informal robe, changyi Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 15,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 5004
    A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 5005
    A Manchu noblewoman's black silk ground embroidered surcoat, longgua 19th century
    Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 5006
    A kesi-woven officials' black silk surcoat and rank badge of the first civil rank, pufu Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 11,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 5007
    A blue ground kesi-woven silk dragon robe Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 16,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 5008
    An official's black silk gauze summer coat with embroidered square of the second civil rank, pufu Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 5009
    An embroidered russet silk ground uncut dragon robe Republic period
    Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 5010
    A Manchu noblewoman's green brocade gauze summer informal robe with embroidered trim, danpao Late 19th century
    Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 5011
    A woman's elaborately embroidered black silk gauze summer coat Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 5012
    A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 5013
    Two elaborately pieced silk woman's skirts, qun Late Qing/Republic period
    Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 5014
    A gilt-ground woven textile fragment with polychrome embroidery 18th century
    Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 5015
    A Manchu woman's embroidered informal court surcoat 19th century
    Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 5016
    A Manchu noblewoman's embroidered black gauze summer surcoat, longgua Late 19th century
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 5017
    A yellow ground polychrome silk brocade horizontal panel of dragons 18th century
    Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 5018
    An embroidered silk panel 18th/19th century
    Sold for US$ 16,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 5019
    A woman's blue ground brocade silk informal overcoat, waitao Late 19th century
    Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

  • withdrawn
    Lot 5020
    A woman's embroidered purple ground informal overcoat, waitao Late 19th century
    US$ 1,500 - 2,500
    £890 - 1,500

  • Lot 5021
    A kesi-woven blue silk dragon robe 19th century
    Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 5022
    A partial suit of ceremonial armor for one of the eight Manchu banners 18th/19th century
    US$ 15,000 - 25,000
    £8,900 - 15,000

  • Lot 5023
    An embroidered silk rank badge Kangxi period
    US$ 15,000 - 20,000
    £8,900 - 12,000

  • Lot 5024
    An embroidered silk rank badge Late Ming/early Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 5025
    Two circular dragon insignia badges
    Ming dynasty
    Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 5026
    A pair of embroidered insignia badges Qing dynasty
    US$ 1,500 - 2,500
    £890 - 1,500

  • Lot 5027
    A pair of silk insignia badges
    Late Qing dynasty
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    £1,200 - 1,800

  • Lot 5029
    Two Manchu woman's silk brocade robes with embroidered decoration, changyi Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 5030
    A Manchu woman's embroidered midnight blue surcoat Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 5031
    A woman's red silk ground embroidered informal robe Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 5032
    A large embroidered wool celebratory hanging Late Qing/Republic period
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    £3,000 - 4,200

  • Lot 5033
    A group of three large pieced silk brocade panels 18th/19th century
    Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 5034
    A group of four pieced silk brocade panels 18th/19th century
    Sold for US$ 2,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 5035
    A massive cut and uncut silk velvet carpet 19th century
    Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 5036
    Two yellow ground embroidered silk cushions 18th/19th century
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 5037
    A first rank peacock feather plume Late Qing dynasty
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

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